TOP 60 Finalists announced!
Showcase your business, gain visibility, and build new partnerships
At Food Tech Challengers, we are on a mission to pinpoint the most game-changing solutions that will transform the way we produce and consume food. If your company creates disruptive solutions, this is your chance to put your product or service in the spotlight.
Food Tech Challengers provides startups from all over the globe a unique opportunity to take center stage, gain global media exposure, and showcase their solutions to a distinctive panel of 30+ investors, industry leaders and experts.
To enter, startups must be innovators in one of the six tracks fostering the food tech innovation – Functional Food, Alternative Proteins, Food Waste, Personalised Nutrition, Midstream Tech and Agri Tech.
60 finalists. 1 Winner
TOP-60 companies (10 in each track) are shortlisted by a distinguished panel of industry experts from global corporations, venture capitals, ecosystem builders and media partners.
All finalists are invited to pitch live at Food Tech Congress 2023, the leading industry conference of the year. Taking place on May 31 – June 1, 2023, the event offers invaluable networking opportunities and media exposure.
One company is announced the Ultimate Winner of Food Tech Challengers 2023.
Why join Food Tech Challengers?
All finalists are granted a free ticket to Food Tech Congress 2023, taking place in Warsaw, Poland on May 31 – June 1, 2023. Over 1000 industry visionaries will gather to share disruptive ideas and network with a group of peers. This is your perfect chance to network and hold 1:1 meetings with the key players in food and agri tech.
Present your ground-breaking solution in front of a remarkable jury comprising the representatives of top notch venture capitals and corporations. This annual competition is designed to empower entrepreneurs and help them build new partnerships that will lead to future industry breakthroughs.
Do not miss out on the opportunity to share your brand’s story with a global audience of over 1000 attendees. Food Tech Challengers also welcomes journalists from the world’s leading media companies to give your company unparalleled reach.
TOP 60 Finalists announced!
Application to the FTC is entirely free and every finalist company (60 in total/10 per track) is granted 1 free ticket to Food Tech Congress 2023. May the odds be in your favour!
Meet the jury
Andrew D Ive
Dr Michael Betz
Dr Sven Janssen
Jordi Ràfols Fernández
Marcus Hølland Eikeland
Dr Jaleh Daie
Iris ten Have
Elise Godinez Kern
We announce new jury members every week.
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